9th March 1925 - The Empire Theatre opened with a performance of Julian Wylie's Better Days. The theatre replaced an earlier theatre could the Prince of Wales and the Liverpool Daily Courier reported of the opening "The new Empire theatre was crowded to the doors at its first opening last night; each of the rose coloured seats was occupied and the business of the stage went on with its accompaniment of sound, light and colour for more than the two hours traffic of which Shakespeare sang. Into the night has gone the old Alexandra. May the new Empire enjoy the sunshine for a long and perfect day".
13th March 1967 - Over 100,000 fans flocked to Goodison and Anfield to see Everton take on Liverpool in the 5th round of the FA Cup. There were 64,000 watching the action live at Goodison, with some fans having paid £5 on the Black Market for a 5 shillings ground ticket. Another 40,000 saw the game on giant screens which were erected at Anfield. The game itself was an anti-climax although Evertonians weren't complaining as their side won 1-0. The Liverpool Echo reported "the football content was so inadequate I felt sorry for the thousands who had struggled to get a ticket, struggled through traffic and had to watch a game ruined by a gale and the inability of both teams to sustain any sort of attacking play".
20th March 1920 - A local amateur footballer appeared in court and was fined £3 and ordered to pay £2 10s compensation after assaulting the referee during a game. Samuel Shepherd was sent off after tripping an opponent in a Bootle League Cup tie but the Liverpool Daily Courier reported "Shepherd went to the touchline but immediately returned and struck the referee a terrific blow under the jaw. The official dropped senseless and didn’t recover consciousness for fifty minutes”.
25th March 1807 - Royal Assent was given to the Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, with it coming into effect from 1st May. One of the principal opponents of the Slave Trade was Liverpool MP William Roscoe, much to the dismay of many in the town who had an interest in it. However he did tell the House of Commons that it was "Bound to consider the situation of those who should suffer from the annihilation of a system so long sanctioned by the Legislature".